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2009 North American Indigenous Image Awards Official Nominees

North American Indigenous Image Awards

2009 North American Indigenous Image Awards Official Nominees

Best Actor
Ron Harris "Moccasin Flats: Redemption"
Raoul Trujillo “Apocolypto”
Cody Lightning "Four Sheets to the Wind"
Derek Miller "133 Skyway"

Best Actress
Candace Fox "Moccasin Flats: Redemption"
Misty Upham "Frozen River"
Tonatzin Carmello "Imprint"
Jennifer Podemski "Moose TV"

Best Blues Jazz Album
Digging Roots "Spring to Come"
Jimmy Wolf "Deep Downtown"
Levi Platero & The Plateros "Levi Platero"
Pura Fe "Hold the Rain"
Jace Martin "Jace Martin"
North American Indigenous Image Awards
Best Calendar
Runway Beauty
BT Girls
21st Century Skins Mens Calendar
Women of the Navajo

Best Comedian of the Year
Ryan McMahon
JR Redwater
Vaugh Eaglebear
James and Ernie

Best Country Album
Tracy Bone "No Lies"
Stateline "Headlights"
Crystal Shawanda "Crystal Shawanda"
Violet Naytowhow "Wind of the North"

Best Documentary Film
"The Hollywood Indian"
"River of Renewal"
"The 8th Fire"
"Trail of Tears Cherokee Legacy"
"Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School"

Best Feature Film
“Moccasin Flats: Redemption”
“Four Sheets to The Wind
“Turquoise Rose”
“Rez Bomb”

Best Flutist Album
Injunuity "Unconquered"
Bryan Akipa "Songs from the Black Hills"
Jan Michael Looking Wolf "Unity"
Clear Water Reflections "Clear Water Reflections"

Best Guest Starring Role in a Television Show
Jennifer Podemski "The Border"
August Schellenberg "Greys Anatomy"
Gregory Cruz "Saving Grace"
Gary Farmer "Easy Money"

Best Hip Hop/Rap Album
Nightshield "Loved & Hated"
Chase Manhattan "The Backside"
Buggin Malone "Sacrifice"
Plex "Brainstorm"
Quese IMC "Bluelight"

Best Hip Hop Rap Song
Plex "Spare Change"
Nightshield "Broken Dreams"
Digging Roots "Spring to Come"
Buggin Malone "Say Goodnight 2 Da Badguy"

Best Magazine
National Indian Education Association “NIEA News”
Spirit Magazine
Redskin Magazine
Native Youth Magazine

Best Music Video
Derek Miller "Devil Came Down Sunday"
Team Rezofficial "Lonely"
Jana Mashonee featuring Derek Miller "A Change Gonna Come"
Leela Gilday "One Drum"
Lucid "Shadows"
Plex "Grateful"

Pow Wow Album
Northern Wind "November Winds"
Tha Tribe "Blue Scout"
Zotigh Singers "Honoring Women Veterans"
191 N. "5 Bucks Gas"

Best Rock Song
Digging Roots "Let The Sun"
Derek Miller "Devil Came Down Sunday"
Lucid "Shadows"
Bloodline "Sacrifice"
Digging Roots "Spring to Come"
Stevie Salas "Be What It Is"

Best Rock Metal Album
Derek Miller "The Dirty Looks"
Injunuity "Unconquered"
Jan Michael Looking Wolf "Looking Wolf Project"

Best Short Film
133 Skyway
Ancestor Eyes
Good Looking
One Step Left

Best Supporting Actor
Cowboy Smithx "Chance"
Ernie Tsosie "Mile Post 398"
Michael Spears "Imprint"
Stuart Pierre "Moccasin Flats: Redemption"
Tiio Horn "Moccasin Flats: Redemption"

Best Traditional Recording
Kansas Begaye "Native Dreams"
Radmilla Cody "Precious Friends: Songs for Children"
Gilbert Begay Sr. "Traditional Navajo Shoesongs"
Joe Tohonnie Jr. "As Long as I Can See the Light"
Eli Secody "Sunrise Love"

North American Indigenous Image Awards
P.O. Box 44476
Rio Rancho, NM


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